4 Things Most People Don’t Know About NominationsIf you make a list of problem-causing parliamentary procedure events, nominations and elections will be near the top. For some reason, groups tend to wait until an election is contested or has “gone wrong” and then check to see what Robert’s Rules says.

Here’s a tip – if your group has elections coming up, pull

Can the Chairman of a Meeting Vote?Here’s a common parliamentary procedure question: “Can the chair vote?” Robert’s Rules gives us some preliminary help on chair participation with a vague “yes, but only sometimes.” I’d like to take this a step further by addressing some specific circumstances and “what ifs.”

But, before I tell you about the chair’s voting powers, you